Mcqs for Subject Specialist English For PCS Exams

Mcqs For Subject Specialist English For PCS Exams

(1) The abstract theory of utilitarianism is the theme of Dickcn’s novel:
(a) Bleak House
(b) A Tale of Two cities
(c) Hard Times
(d) Great Expectations
(e) None of these.
(2) The one remains, the many change and pass;
Heaven’s light for ever shines, earth’s shadows fly:
The above two lines occur in:
(a) Keats’ Hyperion
(b) Shelley’s Hymn to Intellectual Beauty.
(c) Shelley’s Adonis
(tl) Keats’ Ode lo Psyche.
(c) None of these.
(3) Name the character of a novel of Thomas Hardy, which is much like Oedipus, King Lear and Faust.
(4) She can not fade, though thou hast not they bliss,
For ever wilt thou love, and she be fair!
The above two lines have been taken from?
(a) Keats’Ode to a Nightingale
(b) A Thing of Beauty
(c) La Belle Dame Sans Mere!
(d) Ode on a Grecian Uin
(5) ‘Withdrawal from an uncongenial world of escape either lo death or, more often, to an ideal dream world’, is the theme of Tcnny Son’s
(a) Ulysses
(b) The Palace of Arts
(c) The Lotos – Eaters
(d) None of these
(6) Philip Wakem, Aunt Pullet and Tom Tulliver are the characters of G.Eliot’s novel: ,
(a) Silas Manier
(b) Adam Bede
(c) Middle March
(d) The Mill on the Floss
(7) In all things, in all natures, in Uie stars, This active principle abides,
Identify the poet and his peculiar belief that can be understood from the above lines.
(8) “Thy, Damnation, Siumbreth, Not”.
Name the writer, his book and the character who uttered/wrote these words.
(9) In Memoriam by Tennyson is;
(a) an elegy
(b) a collection of elegies
(c) a lyric
(d) a dramatic lyric
(e) None of these.
(10) The Poem, ‘The marriage of Heaven and Hell’ was written by
(a) Shelley
(b) Blake
(c) Byron
(d) Browning
(e) None of these
(11) ‘Unto this Last’ is a book written by:
(a) Mill on economic reforms
(b) Carlyle on moral reforms
(c) Ruskin on social reforms.
(d) None of these
(12). Mathew Arnold said : “An ineffectual angel beating in die void his luminous wings in vain”, about:
(a) Keats
(b) Byron
(c) Shelley
(d) Biakc
(e) None of these
(13) For whom it is said : “sensuousness is a paramount bias of his genius”;
(a) Blake
(b) Keats
(c) TennySon
(d) Shelley
(e) None of these.
(14) ‘Meeting at Night’ by Browning is a;
(a) Monologue
(b) dramatic lyric
(c) dramatic monologue
(d) dramatic romance
(e) None of these
(15) A pioneer in psychological analysis in fiction is-
(a) Charles Dickens
(b) Thackeray
(c) Charlotte Bronte
(d) G. Eliot
(e) None of these
(16) Thou glorious mirror, where the Almighty’s form Glasses itself in tempest’ The above lines occur in Byron’s-
(a) Fame
(b) Waterloo
(c) Roll on, Thou deep and Dark Blue Ocean.
(17) Dickens gives a tragic picture of the French Revolution in his novel;
(a) Little Domt
(b) Hard Times
(c) Bleak House
(d) A Tale of Two Cities.
(18) Love of political freedom, always the noblest of Byran’s pussions, inspired him to write
(a) Manfred
(b) The Island
(c) The Prisoner of Chillon
(d) The Prophecy of Dante
(19) An aesthetic delight in art and a streak of extreme sadistic cruelty can be observed in Browning’s Poen:
(a) Paracelsus
(b) My Last Duchess
(c) Sordello
(d) Pippa Passes
(20, Edward Fitzgerald’s The Rubaiya, of Omar Khayyam inspired Browning
(a) The Last Ride Together
(b) Rabbi Ben Ezra
(c) Easier Day
(d) Abt Vogler

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